the Mountaintop

313 N. 5th Street, Lafayette, IN 47901
  • Presented By: Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette
  • Dates: 3/31/2022, 4/1/2022, 4/2/2022, 4/3/2022
  • Time: March 31 - April 3, 2022; See description for times and details.
  • Price: Yes, see website for details.
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the Mountaintop

By Kate Hamill, based on the novel by Jane Austen

March 31 - April 3, 2022

3/31-7:30
4/1-7:30
4/2-2:30 & 7:30
4/3-2:30 & 7:30

Moderated discussion immediately following Sunday shows hosted by Purdue's Black Cultural Center

A Civic MainStage Production at the Monon Depot Theatre

Directed by TBD

A gripping reimagination of events the night before the assassination of the civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. On April 3, 1968, after delivering one of his most memorable speeches, an exhausted Dr. King retires to his room at the Lorraine Motel while a storm rages outside. When a mysterious stranger arrives with some surprising news, King is forced to confront his destiny and his legacy to his people.